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AIMS 2022 Photo Gallery

2022 AIMS ConferenceThank you for those who attended the AIMS National Conference 2022. After a long break due to COVID we were pleased to be all together again up on the Gold Coast to celebrate the return of the Conference.

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Mine measurement workflows

maptek mine measurement workflowsMaptek workflows can automate and streamline processes for underground and open pit mines, increasing efficiency and making it easy for new users to step into a task.

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Emesent Hovermap ST sets survey grade standard for autonomous LiDAR mapping

Hovermap ST droneEmesent has announced the launch of Hovermap ST, the latest version of their world-leading Hovermap autonomy and mapping payload. The tough, lightweight, IP65 rated Hovermap ST is being launched with Emesent’s new Automated Ground Control feature. 

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Autonomous technology for survey efficiency and safety

Glencore Mount IsaGlencore's Mount Isa Mines deploys autonomous technology to improve survey efficiency and safety. 

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Maptek makes geological modelling simple

Maptek GeologyCoreMaking geological modelling simple is the premise of Vulcan GeologyCore, released by technology developer Maptek in September 2021.

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SMIC News - August 2021

SMIC News August 2021SMIC News Issue 65 - August 2021 including info on the 174th General Meeting, Upcoming Events, Industry Reports, Surveying Education Reports,  Surveying & SIS Traineeships, and the SMIC Training & Scholarship Program.

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Mining More Efficiently in Carrapateena copper mine

ozmineralsOz Minerals uses Hovermap in many ways to capture data in areas that were not previously accessible to improve the efficiency and decision-making of their engineers.

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Smart Tools for Haul Road Compliance

maptek haul road complianceMining companies want to maintain a safe working environment. Well designed and maintained haul roads are the key to minimising costs and improving productivity.

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One to Many Mine Measurement Solutions

maptek forge june 2021Maptek sensing systems are extremely safe and easy to use, collecting mining or large civil project data and feeding results and reports to downstream consumers.

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Improving Convergence Monitoring Using LiDAR Data

emesent improving convergence monitoringIn December 2019, Rio Tinto engaged MineLiDAR to trial Hovermap for convergence monitoring at its Argyle Diamond Mine, in Western Australia.

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